Disk Defragmenter wont work

  tazzo85 15:42 23 Jul 2003
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Could anyone suggest why, after leaving the Disk Defragmenter running over night for 10 hours, didnt even reach 1%. Is there anything wrong with it? I have never used it before so I would have no idea about it!

  woodchip 15:48 23 Jul 2003

Start in safe mode by keep pressing F8 as you start your computer, and run it in safe mode.

  dazza39 15:52 23 Jul 2003

Agree with above,Safe mode then start.

  tazzo85 15:53 23 Jul 2003

thank you!!

  TommyRed 16:04 23 Jul 2003

Or try disabling all running programs; ctrl, alt & delete and select and click end task on each one EXCEPT explorer and systray (some need doing twice) and then disable your 'quicklaunch' toolbar; right click on empty grey area adjacent to your 'quicklaunch' select toolbars and remove tick from 'quick launch'. Also make sure your screensaver is disabled.
TR

  March Hare 17:34 23 Jul 2003

If all else fails, Diskeeper Lite (free download) will do it!

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